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is trickle-down government and i don't think that's what america believes in. i see instead a prosperity that comes through freedom. >> reporter: romney's reception at the event was reinforced by instant polling that he won last night's encounter by more than 2-1. but at an obama rally in denver, the president charged romney had repeatedly misrepresented his own positions on jobs and taxes. >> so you see the man on stage last night, he does not want to be held accountable for the real mitt romney's decisions and what he's been saying for the last year. and that's because he knows full well that we don't want what he's been selling for last year. (cheers and applause) governor romney may dance around his positions but if you want to be president, you yes to american people the truth. >> woodruff: the president's campaign hit that note again and again, insisting romney had not changed the dynamics of the race, even as they argued he had played fast and loose with the truth. david axelrod spoke on msnbc. >> the problem isn't with his debate performance the problem is with his underlying the
the variety of these studies, jared might not like them. the question is how would the government do it? i don't know the answer to that to be honest and that's a fair point. >> brown: that he hasn't been specific enough about which deductions? >> we know jared can write a plan that raises taxes on the middle-class. we know i can write a plan that it doesn't. and the question is what plan will we get? >> it's unquestionably the case as lots of independent analysts have found this that if you're going to fill that hole you can't do it just by canceling those deductions and closing the loopholes on the upper income folks. you have to move down below, say 200. you have to get to 100,000, maybe lower than that. at that point you're hid people that we view as middle-class. i believe the governor should specify i'm going to close the mortgage interest deduction. i'm going to get rid of the health care deduction if that's part of his plan. to leave that out strikes me as really quite confusing and misleading. >> brown: the president hasn't been specific about many of these things, too >> and he shoul
members must do for clemency. if how your tax dollars are being spent and it has to do with a government conference here in the bay area. have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! . >>> the power of nature on disblay in japan when wind from a typhoon carried a cara cross the parking lot. it hit souther western japan hurting dozens of people and causing power outages. it's expected to reach tokoyo late their evening and they are warning of potential rain and strong winds of up to 78- milance hour when the storm hits. >>> in syria a suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a government compound killing at least four. they have largely stayed out of the up rising. there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast
. lawmakers must look at whether government regulations are working. >>> campbell soup is closing its plant in sacramento next july and laying off hundreds of workers. the plant opened in 1947 and is the oldest of their 4 u.s. plants. but with the decline in the popularity of canned soups, they made the difficult decision to close the plant in sacramento. >> it made it clear the real issue is the lack of demand. people are not buying soup. in the same amounts that they have in prior years. >> one research firm said over all canned soup consumption is down 13%. >>> the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits plunged. that is a hopeful sign for the job market. claims dropped to 399,000. that is the lowest level in 9 weeks. the number of people collecting also fell by 4,000 4,000 to 2.3 million. on wall street, the dow is up 72 to 13,485. the s&p is up 13 to 1,447. the nasdaq is up 42 at 3,136. >>> mortgage rates dropped to record lows this week. the average rate on a 30 year loan dropped to 3.4%, down from 3.49% last week. a 15 year mortgage that also hit a record low, dropped
that the american plan to hand over to a credible, stable afghan government will work. these village elders tell me once u.s. troops leave, a civil war will begin, and u.s.-trained afghan forces will not be able to stop it. are you preparing for this fight? are you already stockpiling weapons and ammunition and getting yourself ready? "yes, we are. we will definitely fight," he says. and what about the afghan government? it's meaningless here, they say. you think it's possible that the taliban will try and come back? "yes, they will," he says. "it it makes a decades worth of american battles seem futile. it wasn't always like this. >> the united states military has begun strikes. >> reporter: at first -- >> one, two, three! >> reporter: -- the war had momentum. and a clear purpose. al qaeda with bases in afghanistan attacked the united states on 9/11. just three months later, the u.s. drove the taliban from power. al qaeda and osama bin laden were on the run. it was done with a few hundred cia officers, special forces and air power. a quick victory but not decisive. and then came the distraction of
to disagree on how the government might help add jobs. the president seemed to call on more government initiatives while romney seeks less. the debate started about an hour ago and has 30 minutes less. we will have more in a live report from denver for you in just 12 minutes. >>> now to our continuing coverage of the oakland a's story. this afternoon the plot got even more improbable. on the final game of the regular season in front of a packed coliseum crowd, the a's quenched the american league west after never having once led the division all year. there was quite a celebration this afternoon. fred. >> absolutely, gasia. the second showering this week as a matter of fact. you know, june 30th, the oakland a's trailed texas by 13 games in the standing and since then they went on a 57 to 26 tear. this is the best record in major league baseball since june 30th and their mo is usually come back victories just like today. they trailed texas 5 to 1 in the fourth inning when the a's put ten batters up to the plate. they scored six runs on four hits, two walks, and one big error for texas.
in afghanistan and no evidence that the american plan to hand over to a credible, stable afghan government will work. these village elders tell me once u.s. troops leave, a civil war will begin and u.s.-trained afghan forces will not be able to stop it. >> are you preparing for this fight? are you already stockpiling weapons and ammunition and getting yourself ready? yes, we are, we will definitely fight, he says. and what about the afghan government? it's meaningless here, they say. you think it's possible that the taliban will try and come back. yes, they will, he says. it makes a decade's work of american battles seem futile. it wasn't always like this. >> the united states military has begun strikes. >> at first, the war had momentum. and a clear purpose. al qaeda with bases in afghanistan attack the united states on 9/11. just three months later, the u.s. drove the taliban from power, al qaeda and osama bin laden were on the run. it was done with a few hundred cia officers, special forces, and air power. a quick victory. but not decisive. >> that was nbc's richard engel reporting. and
together to govern. he was the first candidate ever to lose white business double digits and win. there is a racial element that is in the backdrop here. not necessarily racism, but very different views about the role of government and very different views about the parties. if it moves things at the margin, could it matter? sure. the last slice of voter also decide this they are forward looking at this point. and 2007 is a long way to reach back when you're dealing with 8% unemployment. >> ron brownstein, thank you so much. >>> the debate is not just stressful for the candidates but also for their wives. both michelle obama and ann romney are talking about their role in the debates. first lady says she mostly offers positive reinforcement but does get nervous. >> i get so nervous at these debates and, you know, i'm like one of those parents watching their kid on the balance beam. you're just standing there, just trying not to, you know, have any expression at all. >> ann romney says she comforts her husband during the debates and he looks for her in the audience. she talked up o
the transition of the government. one of the other big messages we picked up over there, particularly in i understondia, emerging market central banks, they're very concerned about what the traditional bank of england, fed, ecb are doing with monetary policy. the fed is now at the extreme. we've tied our monetary policy to unemployment rates. the concern is that's going to bleed into inflation in their markets. you have half the world, the developed market, saying reflation, reflation, reflation. at the same time, the eu markets want to grow, but they don't want that inflation. so they're at odds. that's why you hear brazil's government telling you there's somewhat of a currency war going on. so, look, there's always something. going on. i mean, it's been a very volatile year. the market is up 33% over the last 12 months. there's been plenty to do. our view is this volatility is creating opportunity. you've got to be global. you've got to be across multiple assets. you have to be coordinated in terms of your approach. we're finding a lot of different things to do across both our liquid bus
private not on government land. on government land stick it ministration has kept the permits and licenses and one-half. if i am president i will double them. >> governor from the central economic plan calls for a five trillion dollars tax cut on top of the extention for borscht era tax cuts and additional military spending--torched of the bush era tax cuts. and how we have dealt with that without doubling those on middle-class americans. that is one central question. >> i do not have a five trillion dollar tax cut. and i have a view that we need to provide tax relief for the people in the middle class. but i do not want to reduce the share from high income people they are doing just fine. weather you are president or a i am but the people that are having difficulty. ... there will be more presidential debates. this will be a town hall format for the next one and for members of the audience. and there is one for the vice-presidential candidates. >>pam: kron 4 team coverage continues. and the watching parties were all over the bay area. we will take you to want. reggie kumar is at the templ
. mitt romney referred to trickle down government and said he doesn't think that is something the american people believe in. twitter says last night's debate was the most tweeted about event in twitter's history. mitt romney was the clear winner according to twitter. they found 47,000 tweets with the word romney in there, versus 30,000 referring to president obama. in 30 minutes, what a lot of people are talking about, mitt romney's comment about cutting funding for pbs. a local station tells us how the viewers are responding. >>> fbi investigating the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens, spent 12 hours at the scene of the attack. u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed one month ago. attorney general eric holder said the probe has been ongoing and it took till now to visit because of security problems. >>> dedication. dedication to finish the job that they started. so now he is home. >> the final farewell to a marine, 70 years over due. >> i am back here at 5:20 p.m. cooled off today, 10-15 degrees in some places. the weekend is coming, how much cooler
-- >> govern romney's proposal calls for a $5 trillion tax cut. >> andthe man after his ob >> i'm not looking for a $5 trillion tax cut. what i said is i won't put in place a tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> their first debate, contentio contentious. >> for 18 months he's been running on this tax plan. and now, five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big bold idea is never mind. >> virtually everything he said about my tax plan sin accurate. look, i have five boys. i'm use the to people saying something that is notays ultimately hoping i'll believe it. >> the question this morning, did either candidate do enough to make believers out of america's undecided voters? >>> it is the day after. good morning and welcome to "early start," everybody. >>> it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. first, round one. it is now in the books. mitt romney has something to celebrate. in a cnn poll, 67% said romney won the first presidential debate. 25% think president obama was the victor. >> there were no real knockout punches thrown last night, more like a series of glancing blows with romney the aggress
in turkey, where the government has authorized troop deployment in foreign countries. that approval comes as turkey continues firing on syria in retaliation for shelling one of the border towns. syria apologizing now for that attack. five people were killed. >>> from baytown, texas, extinguished a blaze that wiped out an exxonmobil plant. the fire is still under investigation here, no one was injured. >>> 79% of teachers in chicago have approve d a new contract, the highest approval rating in teachers union history. the deal was reached after a seven-day strike last month, which impacted the nation's thrp third largest school system. >>> turning now to sports and baseball and something that has not been seen in 45 years. detroit tigers miguel cabrera has won the american league triple crown. cabrera was taken out in the fourth inning in last night's game with kansas city, got a standing ovation from royals fans. the guy they call miggy was modest about his historic achievement. >> i don't believe it. i don't believe it's happening right now. i don't believe like three weeks ago it's going
had when he ran four years ago that a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more, if you will, trickle down government would work. >> reporter: president obama sounded a familiar alarm, warning of romney's been there, done that economics. >> the approach that governor romney is talking about is the same sales pitch made in 2001 and 2003. and we ended up with the slowest job growth in 50 years. >> reporter: but whether it was health care, jobs, or medicare, it was romney who stood out for his aggressive style. >> i just don't know how the president could have come into office facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment, an economic crisis at the kitchen table and spend his energy and passion for two years fighting for obama care. >> reporter: the president made his points in a slower, laid back manner, often appearing disengaged. it's not that he didn't try to rip apart romney's economic plan. >> that kind of top down economics where folks at the top are doing well so the average person making $3 million is getting a $250,000 tax break while middle cl
getting us to come together. we can talk about regulation and pension and taxes and the government. a lot of that is [inaudible] a survey said housing prices are too high and that is a negative factor on recruitment. i thought, maybe we can bring the prices down. foreclosure works magic. i do not think you want that. you want rising wealth which could translate into a rising houses -- housing prices. you can increase density and breakdown similar rules, you get more people. there's a lot of things. as i drove down here from oakland cut -- oakland, i saw those cars in the ordinary lanes. one person per car. you have this one person with all this steel and plastic and oil. it is ridiculous. we're figuring out ways to do that. whether it is high speed rail or electric cars. the first will be rolling off the factory in treatments in the next few months -- in three months and in the next few months. yes, the innovative companies are small. the electric cars -- the tanks are small but so is fairchild or in tal or hewlett-packard -- intel or hewlett-packard or steve jobs. the seats we plant brin
of red light cameras solely to raise revenue for local governments. it requires camera locations be based on safety considerations and nothing else. it also requires adequate signs to notify drivers that the cameras are in use and make it easier for wrongfully ticketed drivers to get that ticket cleared. >> governor brown also signed a bill expanding the ban on openly carrying handguns to include rifles and shotguns with a few exceptions. the new law makes it a maryland to display an unloaded firearm of any kind in a public place. however it does not apply to hunters, members of the military, rural californians or anyone transporting guns to shooting ranks or to gun smiths. >> the expanded plastic bag ban is almost here. come monday you will have to pay ten cents for a paper or compostable bag from the city retailers. none of them will be allowed to offer you plastic. the ban goes beyond big box and grocery stores to include smaller mom and pop stores and in july it expands to include restaurants. it is intended to help san francisco reach it's zero waste goal. >>> there's a claim against
. this bill specifically prohibits the use of red light cameras solely to raise revenue for local governments. it requires camera locations be based on safety considerations and nothing else. it also requires adequate signs to notify drivers that the cameras are in use and make it easier for wrongfully ticketed drivers to get that ticket cleared. >> governor brown also signed a bill expanding the ban on openly carrying handguns to include rifles and shotguns with a few exceptions. misdemeanor to display an unloaded firearm of any kind in a public place. however it does not apply to hunters, members of the military, rural californians or anyone transporting guns to shooting ranks or to gun smiths. >> the expanded plastic bag ban is almost here. come monday you will have to pay ten cents for a paper or compostable bag from the city retailers. none of them will be allowed to offer you plastic. the ban goes beyond big box and grocery stores to include smaller mom and pop stores and in july of next year it expands to include restaurants. it is intended to help san francisco reach it's zero waste g
revenue for local governments. it requires the camera locations based on safety considerations and nothing else. and to notify drivers that the cameras are in use and make it easier for wrongfully ticket drivers to get it cleared. >> governor brown expanded the bill on openly carried handguns. new law makes it misdemeanor to display an unloaded firearm in a public place, but it does not apply to hunters, members of the military or anyone transporting guns to shooting ranges. >> san francisco's plastic bag ban is almost here. on monday you will have to pay 10 cents for a bag from the city's retailers. none of them will be allowed to offer you plastic. it goes down to smaller mom and pop stores. in july of next year it expands to include restaurants. ban is intended to help san francisco reach the zero waste goal. >> a casino has filed a claim against the city. m8trix card room say the permit process pushed the permit process and is asking for a minimum of $10,000 what they are calling the unpredictable nature in the licensing process. the claim is first step toward filing a lawsuit. they pl
's shooting around the corner of the building. the syrian media reported that government forces have targeted terrorists and their vehicles, opposition activists say clashes between syrian government forces and rebel forces have only intensified. >> if you think your monday morning to you will be crowded, chavis traffic jam in shanghai. today marks the first of eight day holidays. local officials say it has been one of the worst cases of traffic accidents. for more on the forecast coming up. >>brian: this indicates to buttress cooling a few degrees but still a warm day. starting on wednesday is one we will see temperatures begin to come down. the hottest spots are in the upper 90s. even triple digits. by next weekend, upper 60s and low 70's by the state, upper 70's and land. >> and a lot of people will be watching to in court hearings on monday in islamabad on the blasphemies saw that that has made headlines worldwide. the first hearing on monday is for the 14 year-old christian girl accused last month of for neighbors by burning pages of the kron. the way things stand right now things look
. >> reporter: the surroundings solano county area was growing and in need of water. the federal government and california governor earl warren proposed damming the near by punta creek to create a reservoir. it was the type of battle we've all seen many times before. the rights of a couple hundred people versus the thirst of a few hundred thousand. it was nature and a few die- hards standing in the way of progress. >> earl warren had more juice than we did and finally he saw it through. >> they finally gave us our orders and we resented it. it was our land. we bought it. and yet they could take it but that was the way it was. everybody tried to fight it but it, didn't work. >> reporter: the government did compensate the people of monticello but old-timers say not nearly enough. >> when we come back on a second look, president eisenhower's regrets about appointing warren. >>> our second look tonight focuses on one of the most controversial the chief justices in u.s. history. earl warren. in 1964 separate but equal was the rule for america's schools. a law that allowed schools to separate stu
the school district's computer system to gain information about the government. officials say they did not compromise personal information. the hackers were using several innocent party's servers to try to steal information from the fbi and the cia. >> we have been told our firewall wasn't breached, they got to our server, used it to cover their tracks. >> since there was no breach they were asked to leave the server up and running to try to track down the guilty party. >>> police arrested a man suspected of committing two bank robberies. adam kiedrowski was taken into custody tuesday. investigators believe he is the suspect who robbed a u.s. bank on august 28 and another u.s. bank on september 5. >>> illegal immigrants signed up for a program allowing them to apply for driver's license. >> hard to work my schedule around that and having my driver's license would be great. >> counselors helped dozens with their paper work. it is part of a bill signed by governor jerry brown yesterday. to qualify they must be under 30, going to school or graduated or served in the military. those who wo
the afghan government can work out some kind of an agreement once combat forces leave. they have approved any peace deal. >>> the average american household family comes if congress fails to avoid a looming cliff. that is according to the center. tax cuts are set to go into effect in january but a bipartisan group of senators are working on a plan that would put off increases in cuts while addressing the deficit. lawmakers say no action will be taken until after november. >>> mitt romney's campaign is out with a new scathing add campaign ahead of tomorrow's debate. here is more on how the ads target president barack obama on taxes. >> reporter: the mitt romney's campaign new slow began, we can't afford four more years of president barack obama. and in a new ad out today, mitt romney is accusing president barack obama of raising new taxes and planning new tax increases if he gets another term. >> liberals pay for government run healthcare, you will pay more for taxes and for your medicine. >> reporter: campaign staffers say he has lowered taxes and his claim is mostly true, both candidates are
by governor romney. >> i saw the president's vision as trickle down government and i don't think that is what america believes in. i see instead a prosperity that comes through freedom. >> mitt romney celebrated the successful first day bait with a surprise pit stop there in denver. he is set to attends events in virginia later today. >>> the polls conducted last night suggest mitt romney was the clear winner of the efficiency presidential debate. a cnn poll of 430 people who watched the debate showed 67% thought romney won compared to 25% who thought president obama won. the cbs news poll of undecided voters found 46% siding with romney, 22% for mr. obama. and 32% saying it was a tie. >>> here is some of what both the president and romney said during last night's debate. >> i like the fact that in my state we had republicans and democrats come together and work together. what you did instead was to push through a plan without a single republican vote. >> over the last two years healthcare premiums have gone up it is true but they have done up slower than ape time in the last 50 years. >> i p
% of the country don't pay federal income taxes or are dependent on the federal government. or romney's position on women's health issues. the president's surrogates tried to shift the subject to romney. >> romney says he's going to cut loopholes, but won't name them. romney said i'm going to place obamacare but won't say with what. >> romney clearly came to play, aggressive but polite. standing toe to toe with the with the. there were plenty of fireworks. >> you're entitled as a president to own your own airplane and house, but not facts. >> now, governor romney's proposal that he's been promoting for 18 months calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of $2 trillion of additional spending for our military. >> i don't have a tax cut scale that you're talking about. my view is that we ought to provide tax relief to people in the middle class, but i'm not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> however, independent fact checkers say romney's tax plan does add up to nearly $5 trillion over ten years and would give the biggest breaks to the highest earners. the same groups sa
85 murders. the rising murder rate is not onlthe only problem with the area. the federal government may have to take over the police department. >> the oakland police department is one step closer from being rammed by the government.random by the go the city's lack of progress was implemented a court order reform because they have failed to put it in to place. they are not into compliance. they do not have enough sergeants to supervise the officers. they are not in compliance with the ipad switches the identifying problem officers. the city has had about nine years to implement this and they still have not done it. we are all working to move in the same direction and that is full compliance was something that we started 10 years ago there is no one here that is ducking from their responsibilities. the mayor and everyone must all get this done. the attorneys that are falling this motion are due in court on december 13th. the judge could make a decision or he can deliver for a later time. >> gasoline prices are creeping back up according to aaa-is up 105 from yesterday. yesterday the
comments that 47% of americans are dependent on government. shortly after a tape of his s -- of his comments were released he said his s were not eloquently stated. >> completely wrong. i absolutely believe however that my life has shown that i care about 100%. >> reporter: president obama is trying to rebound from what many believe was a lackluster debate before a crowd of 30,000 in wisconsin yesterday he suggested romney's performance was an act. >> the president: i met this spirited fellow to claimed to be mitt romney. but i know it couldn't have been mitt romney, because the real mitt romney has been running around the country for the last year, promising five trillion dollars in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> reporter: campaign advisers were more blunt accusing rom being dishonest on the debate stage. some of the president's supporters and liberal pundits are baffled by what they saw. >> i felt like he should have been more aggressive. >> i don't know what he was doing out there, head down, enduring the debate. >> reporter: president obama could have new worries today when
. >> there is donations from the federal government only this is a food bank that hasn't received their usual shipment in sometime. they say she the haven't received shipments in two months, the longest in yeents memory here that they've gone without delivery of the items like canned vegetables,, fruit, rice, beans and frozen meat. normally they'd have one million pounds on the shelves now they're down to half of that this is not clear if it's not available or hasn't been ordered. usda has yet to give answers but reality is that one in six people now in alameda county rely on the give aways may have to go without key item autos haven't saved shipment since end of july. there is a shortage that our agencies are feeling. >> the food bank aappeal together public asking for them to organize food drives and make donations or just volunteer, it's unclear why this hasn't come. for information you can go to our web silt n oakland abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> and san francisco new law banning plastic bags from stores goes into affect on monday. retailers will have to charge 10 cents for each paper or kpoftable
producers services says government purchases could cause them to rise above $6 a gallon. it provides farm policy for america, right now it's stalled in the house of representatives. california is the largest largest dairy state. >> back to weather there is a is a nrl now. there is a live view from our sutro camera. as you can see this is clear there. lovely day. there is is a look at live doppler 7 hd. sunny skies and right now there are readings 100 degrees in santa rosa and los gatos, 87 here in san francisco down from 90 degrees just a few minutes ago here there is a look at the highlights. warm to hot again tomorrow, cooler the rest of the week and the water vapor shows an upper level low pulling away from us that is a ridge of high pressure dominating one more day, at least. let's take a look at the forecast starting at 5:00 in the morning there is so far on the coast are anywhere inland so will be clear all day tomorrow, and will be warm once again with highs into 70s on the coast and 80s to 90s around the bay it will feel like 100. and overnight tomorrow night, little patches of fo
a script for a spy movie. hackers hacking in to government agencies. and the method makes it hard to track them down. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar live with what happened and what he learned about all of this. tom? >> reporter: a tipster told us hackers actually tried to get personal information. what we can say, it appears what they were really trying to do is compromise national security. >> reporter: the district is computerized with general access and password only access. one day the district got what seemed like a strange communication. >> seems like a strange communication because it was the u.s. naval intelligence, said one of our servers were compromised. >> reporter: by hackers to steal information from the fbi and cia. they said they were using innocent servers to bounce around the internet with their final targets the fbi and the cia. this makes it difficult to trace the hackers. did they gain access to the district files? >> no. we have been told our firewall wasn't breached. they used it to cover their tracks but they never got through our firewall which is where that inf
to 8.2% in september. it was 8.1% in august. yesterday the government reported a slight jump in first time mortgage claims. mortgage buyers, the average rate on a 30-year loan now is 3.36%. record low rates have led more home owners to refinance their homes. experts say that trend could help jump-start the economy, as well. >>> in the presidential race mitt romney says he was completely wrong when he commented that 47% of voters are dependent on the government. he told fox 11 news' sean hannity he believes in supporting all americans. romney and president obama both hit the campaign trail yesterday following their first debate in colorado. the president acknowledged romney's stellar performance but questioned the republican challenger's accuracy. >> when i got on the stage, i met this very spirited fellow to claims to be mitt romney. you about i know it couldn't have been -- but i know it couldn't have been mitt romney because the real mitt romney has been running around the country for the last year promising $5 trillion in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> i saw the president's vi
under control. >> reporter: and the role of government. >> reporter: tonight will mark the first of three debates between the two presidential hopefuls this month. as for the two vice- presidential candidates, they will square off in their own debate, michelle, next week. >> all right. so what kind of impact can these debates have on the polls if any? >> reporter: certainly this is a tradition that began 52 years ago. and if history is any indication, there may be some unforgettable moments tonight. certainly i think both candidates are hoping for a spike in the polls based on what happens tonight but more than anything i think they are hopefully as well hoping that they avoid any gaffs which can often times be more memorable than any successful points made at the debate but mitt romney is even specifically mentioning that this will be a critical point in his campaign. this is the first time of you have to think that the two are actually standing as equals obviously with president obama being the incumbent, some would say he has an advantage in terms of face time and the percepti
. >> reporter: and the role of government. tonight's debate will be the first of three between the two candidates this month. as for the vice-presidential hopes of, frank and michelle, the hopefuls will face off in their own debate next week. >> is it make or break for either candidate? we know mr. romney of course is the incumbent so he has to be favored a little bit but romney has been practicing for months now and a lot of people think he comes off somewhat robotic and what not. is it a bigger night for him? >> reporter: you know, mitt romney himself has said this will be a critical moment in his campaign. both have been practicing using proxies to fill in for the opponents. the incumbent usually doesn't do well on the first debate. they say that's because the challenger is essentially elevated just from being on the very stage with the president for the first time the two actually seen as equals in the campaign and in the election. both sides hope to avoid any gaffs which if history is any indication can often times be more memorable. >> it's like being a referee at a baseball game
but not great either. that's 120 total. 135 private sector. so government is shrinking still. on the unemployment rate, all important we think it is going to go up a tick to 8.2%. this is not going to be good news for the president. dagen: what is romney talking about that would be a bigger job creator at this point and do it immediately than the president? >> well i think what he is talking about is in fact not raising taxes and essentially reducing the regulatory burden, but as you know, and the president said it, but it's true, the president's plan as well, there are not a lot of specifics here so it is a little hard to kind of pin down exactly what each of these candidates is going to do. but i think the general view is less government basically. let the free market do its thing. that was the message from last night. let the american people make their own choices, do their own thing. and that's sort of in a broad sense what romney is talking about. dagen: it was great to see you. >> thank you. dagen: coming up next hour john challenger on his new layoffs report and what t
police department want the federal government to take it over. coming up at 7:45, a court appointed police monitor weighs in. his thoughts on the department's response during an occupy protest. >> time now 7:06. >>> in election news mitt romney's campaign is re- energized after what many are calling a solid performance in the debate with president obama. >> i apologize mr. president, i use that term with all respect. >> coming up for you at 7:15, which of the candidates did the best according to debate watchers surveyed and also a closer look at some of the statements made about tax cuts. >>> in other news a memory is being planned in san francisco for am bas discoer chris stephens, killed in libya. his parents shared photos with us here at their home in oakland. stephens was killed september the 11th when protesters attacked the u.s. embassy in been been ben ben gazi. they are doing that there. >> they are doing that blue angels show there. and get more information about that and the rest of the festivities in san francisco, go to ktvu.com and look for the hot topic section and th
president says his government has suspended about 10 militia groups and he will continue to take action against the muslim extremists. >>> a man behind the entire muslim video that sparked angry protests against the united states is in jail. it was ordered to jail because you violated or returns to a check fraud. >>> of the first presidential debate is five days away. the two cabot's will spend weekends preparing for the competition. both men campaign in virginia yesterday. i covered everything from the economy to the national security rich >>> is so troubled and dangerous world. the idea of mott cutting our military commitment over a trillion dollars is unthinkable and the setting crews >>> my opponent thinks is heard that someone who makes $20 million a year like them happens a lot more rain had a call that a teacher who makes $50,000. the first a bit hit nbc in here this evening at 6. >>> she will not be. comedienne roseanne barr is running for the white house as a member of the peace and freedom party. she'll be on the november ballot. she spoke yesterday at the campus trade school
opened the day with gains today. after spain announced a budget that cuts government spending, many are losing ground right now. overnight markets in the east finished with gains on the final day of the trading week. china was up. japan down less than 1%. checking in on our numbers, despite the fact that the news came in on consumer confidence. it actually surged to its highest level since february, even though the u.s. economy is weak. there's a pretty good drop on the opening. the dow is up 70 points. also this morning, starbucks announced its name will be on a store in india next month. it will be a 50/50 venture. the store will be in an upscale neighborhood in mumbai. it plans to have 50 outlets before the end of the year. >> ta ta. >>> 5:20. if you will be in san francisco this evening, watch out for the bikes. it's a special critical mass event. how you commute will be affected. >> and leaving the suburbs behind for a spot downtown. the reason more people are actually moving to the center of cities. >> make sure you get ktvu news to the ktvu app. it's free. click on the live i
shortages of two food banks that are low on supplies because the government hasn't lived up to kmimts for months and there is a silent movie revealing the bay areas past. >> that looks like fun. >> thank you. >> and there is history coming alive for students in one class. >> they were invited to dig up some of the san francisco past near land's end. >> they were able to unearth tile four. >> other artifacts going to go to historic records. >> there are lesson plans teaching kids about archeology and changing landscape. >> that is terrific experience. >> that is go gs to do it for us. >> from all of us here thanks for watching.
government. . >>> the vatican newspaper is questioning a scrap that has restarted the debate over whether jesus was married. i harvard researcher presented this piece as a -- of a piece of a 4th century gospel. the text on the scrap reads jesus said to them my wife. the vatican is dismissing as a fake and inept one. >> the government has dropped the ball and failed to do much to keep unsafe peanut butter off shelves. a outbreak of salmonella has sickened dozens nationwide. two here in california. the group is have worried saying may because regulators have been slow to put in new safety measures. >> we have missed several critical deadlines already and there is -- really no excuse for it when public health is at risk. >> the government spokeswoman said the obama administration is working as fast as possible to put in new procedures. >>> a brentwood man was arrested today on suspicious of carrying out a massive foreclosure. investigators say that the 44- year-old convicted disstressed homeowners he could take their existing debt and replace it with a new lower debt to his country. they
. there are no government requirements for us to understand these chemicals. we have a lot of information about some of them. most of them have never been -- the combined mixtures of a developing teenager saying day after day year after year. there is a lot we don't know. what do know there is a tremendous amount of scientific evidence that showing low doses of chemical exposures can interfere with hormones, change the way our genomes for diseases that come down the long. most important time of development in the womb, teenagers developing. we also know that disease chronic disease is meaning chemicals are on the rise, breast cancers. who knows a young cancer or family member that has breast cancer, infertilities, testicular cancer. there is a lot of evidence showing environmental pollutants are part of the reason. so we see that there is a lot of cause for concerns and the trends um, cause us to look at these chemicals and say what is going on here. we know from the science that chemicals are ending up where they are not supposed to be and that is inside of our bodies. scientists can measure the chemicals
by requiring government agencies to apply for a court order within six hours of service shutdown she spent years under house arrest in her fight for democracy in burma pro- democracy activist was in san francisco is part of a high- profile visit it that includes standing ovations in washington and the united nations. anne mackovic explains her appearance is important >>> those of my generation will know i've come to san francisco with flowers in my hair. >>> known simply as the lady nobel pripet peace prizewinner spoke in front of a packed house at usf >>> we must always have eyes focused toward the future even as we deal with present and its difficulties and problems >>> the first visit to the west since 1971 for the political prisoner turned parliamentarian she is a key figure in the transition to democracy in burma also known as me and mark. >>> today she spoke mainly in burmese >>> she was trying to say don't forget your roof and were you are from >>> many exiles are here as well >>> and a dream come true we are witnessing the fact the community comes together and everybody is beautifu
. >> many people come to us who need food assistance. the way the government is, the state budget and federal budget we will munsey lot of help. >> the contra costa county food banks >> we have seen a significant decline because the u.s. department of agriculture's food has declined significantly we're very concerned. >> people can donate, a volunteer or advocate. they can really make a difference by doing one of those three things. >>vicki: the drought will have an impact even as far away as the bay area. rising feed prices will likely affect the cost of meat. >> meat has pride of place at this of the shop in washington. ham, pastrami, stake, it is all here. with prices for pork and beef expected to rise, this longtime meet me and say consumers will have to pay more or get used to do cuts. but coming sticker shock will impact butchers, restaurants and dinner tables across the country. the worst drought in decades means higher costs for its animal feed. farms like this one have already had to raise prices to keep up. >>brian: will have really hot, fall weather for tomorrow, m
will fine hospitals that have too many patients readmitted because of complications the government expects to penalize 2/3 of hospitals over the next year. milk prices may double until the house passes new farm bill. senate has passed replacement, not the house, without a new law the government would be required to buy dairy products and push-up prices. theaters came back to life this weekend thanks to hotel transylvania, number one with 43 million dollars. could be a worldwide shortage of disposeable diapers factory in japan that makes key ingredient was destroyed by an explosion over the weekend. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> good morning. traffic in san jose this is 280 moving smoothly. it is clear out there, we don't have visibility issues. we are on our way to very warm te
of what the government called deceptive practices. saying the bank charged late fees and discriminated against older consumers. officials said telemarketers promised a $300 reward that actually did not exist. and american express says it has cooperated fully with the investigation and correcting violations and the bank agreed to refund customers directly. >> wow. all right. thank you. >> sure. >> and outside today, snokin snoking -- smoking hot. >> there is a look at the forecast in october. >> i know. really. inland areas unseasonally hot today. coastal areas were warmer than average. there is one record to tell you about. there is previous records set back in 1913, 96 degrees. you can see poor air quality there. it's spare the air continuing for today. and once again, is a spare the air day. there is another live picture now from our camera, there is the place to go heading to oak beach there is away from the heat. the heat has extended all the way to the coastline as we had a nice flow develop. so there is heat from inland areas to the coastal communities. there is where you'll see
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